Golden Temple ….. ‘The Abode of God’

On the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, the first Guru of Sikhs I thought nothing more will be more apt than taking you all on a short trip to the Golden Temple. Brief History…. The Golden Temple or the ‘Harmandir Sahib’ meaning ‘The Abode of God’ was completed by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram das in 1557. A … Continue reading Golden Temple ….. ‘The Abode of God’

Good Communication …. Marital Bliss….,

Every relationship starts with communication in some form or the other. It may be verbal, written or at times just a silent gesture or an expression conveys where words may be found wanting. The super hit hindi song of yesteryears ‘Ankhon hi ankhon mein ishaara ho gaya’ conveys it all (The expressive eyes convey without a word being spoken). As the relationship develops the strength … Continue reading Good Communication …. Marital Bliss….,

Good communication….the lockdown lessons

Communication is the backbone on which depends the strength of the family/ personal relationships. My previous blog on importance of communication in organisations had drawn some really good responses from the readers. A dear friend wrote ‘No soft skill course taught me the ability to give a controlled and logical response to a contentious question as realistically I have learnt during my 24 X 7 … Continue reading Good communication….the lockdown lessons

Communication ….An art worth mastering…

Communication is what makes or mars a relationship, professional or personal. It may be very easy for a child or a junior to tell the parent or the senior ‘You are not understanding’. But it is certainly not very easy for the senior to digest/ accept it. Same thing put across a little differently like ‘Maybe I have not been able to explain it to … Continue reading Communication ….An art worth mastering…

Srinagar….The Paradise on Earth….

Srinagar is one destination I will never get tired of going back time and again. I have been there umpteen times ‘but yeh dil hai ki bharta hi nahin’ (The heart longs for more and more). Instead of spending another day in Sonamarg we decided to head back straight to Srinagar from Drass. The Emotions…. We started from Drass at around 12 pm and after … Continue reading Srinagar….The Paradise on Earth….

Deepawali …. winning the battle within…

Festival of Deepawali celebrated across India by people of all religion symbolises victory of good over evil. As per mythology Lord Rama reached back Ayodhya (His Kingdom) on this day after completion of his 14 years exile and vanquishing Ravana in a bitter battle at Lanka.

This day happened to be a New moon day (No moon). Residents had lit up their houses with the help of earthen lamps to welcome the prince (Rama). People in the present day have started using electric lights along with earthen lamps to commemorate the occasion. People burst crackers too to express happiness. Deepawali remains associated with cleanliness and lights.

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